Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse blog: Chair announces new strategy >

On Monday, Professor Jay announced a new strategy to ensure the Inquiry meets its remit (see the press release and full statement). In particular, she expressed the view that the Terms of Reference are achievable because she is proceeding on the basis that the Inquiry will not seek to replicate a traditional public inquiry in respect of each of the thousands of institutions that fall within its remit.

Posted on 19 Oct 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 18 October 2016 >

In this week's Charity Briefing: The Institute of Fundraising has launched "Trustees and fundraising: a practical handbook"; the Care Quality Commission has published its Annual "State of Care" report; the Intellectual Property Office has launched a new toolkit; the European Commission has published a study on financing models; and Social Finance has published two new reports. 

Posted on 18 Oct 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

Human rights Act – where are we now? >

While the possibility of a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities (‘the Bill’) has been on the political agenda for some years, only recently has it moved towards becoming a reality, with a consultation promised by the government in 2016.



Posted on 14 Oct 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

Special focus: fundraising >

It has been just over a year since the crisis that struck charity fundraising following the death of the charity volunteer fundraiser Olive Cooke. This two part special feature highlights developments in fundraising and data protection since then.

Posted on 13 Oct 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >